Performing citizen's arrests. If necessary.
July 29, 2010 1:50 PM Subscribe
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Photographer Peter Tangen has been taking portraits
and creating posters
featuring self-declared real life super heroes like Geist
, the Crimson Fist
, and Life
at The Real Life Super Hero Project
Since the previous
time real-life super heroes were discussed on MetaFilter, the movement seems to have grown.
Today's crop of heroes are a more mixed bag: Life
, for instance, gives toiletries to the homeless. Zetaman is producing his own online show. Geist's
original raison d'etre was to help flood victims, but he will "perform a citizen's arrest" when necessary. Some don't like Kick-Ass. One is a Fortune 500 company VP.
More traditionally, the Black Monday Society
is on patrol in Salt Lake City.
, of the Skiffytown League of Heroes
, has a few choice words
on how to be superheroic in your daily life.
If you want to mask up, you can participate in costume workshops.
Superheroes Anonymous also has a number of helpful articles on costuming as well.